William F. Austen was elected by the Bemis Company Inc. Board of Directors to be its executive vice president and chief operating officer. Austen previously served as group president of Bemis Company. Scott B. Ullem resigned as Bemis Company Inc.’s vice president and chief financial officer to pursue other professional opportunities. He will continue as an employee through the end of the year to provide a smooth leadership transition.
Scott Moseley was promoted to president/chief operating officer at the Community Bank and Trust in Sheboygan. He has more than 18 years of experience in the Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin markets.
Peter Romenesko was promoted as Breakthrough Fuel’s director of energy solutions for the transportation energy advisory firm. He is responsible for managing the end-to-end fuel management strategies for clients.
Dan Siebers and Kip Golden joined the UW-Fox Valley Foundation Inc. Board of Directors. Siebers is the vice president of construction services for Faith Technologies and has more than 28 of experience in the electrical construction industry. Golden is the vice president of commercial business development at Miron Construction Co. Inc. and has more than 20 years of construction and sales experience.
Michael R. Hilt was hired as vice president of commercial banking at US Bank in Appleton. Hilt has more than 20 years of banking experience.
The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce recognized the following people for their commitment to the community during the 106th annual meeting and recognition program: Glenn Curran won the Alberta Kimball Community Service award for starting Battle on Bago in 2007 and raised nearly $500,000 in six years. David Albrecht won the Horizon Award with his focus on making Winnebago County a better place to live. He serves as chairman of the Winnebago County Board. Stew Rieckman won the Lynne Webster Leadership Award for his work as general manager of the Oshkosh Northwestern newspaper, from which he recently retired. Beth Wyman won the Stephen Mosling Commitment to Education award for starting the Oshkosh4Education project. Nick Behnke was named Outstanding Chamber Volunteer with his 13 years with the Oshkosh Chamber as a Chamber Ambassador. John Rubino won Ambassador of the Year for his volunteering efforts at Chamber events. Zack Pawlosky won the Propel Young Professional Award for his active work in the Oshkosh Chamber and Propel. Petra Roter won the Woman of Achievement honor for her work as UW-Oshkosh’s vice chancellor for student affairs.
Mary Beth Leopold was hired as Rebuilding Together Fox Valley’s executive director. Leopold is the former executive director at the Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce. Kate Dugan, the former executive director, announced her retirement after five years with Rebuilding Together.
Super Lawyers magazine listed Stellpflug Law, S.C. Attorney John D’Angelo as one of the up-and-coming attorneys in criminal defense on the Wisconsin Rising Stars 2013 list. Attorney Christina Peterson was listed as a top up-and-coming attorney in business litigation. The following Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry, S.C. attorneys were named 2013 Wisconsin Super Lawyers or Rising Stars: Greg Conway, Tom Olejniczak, Fred Schmidt, George Burnett, David Weber, Kurt Goehre, James Ledvina and Steven Krueger. This is the ninth consecutive year Conway and Burnett were named Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Weber’s sixth recognition as a Rising Star.
Rick Hawk was hired as Associated Bank’s senior vice president, enterprise architect with 20 years of technology and financial service experience. Roddy Haynes was promoted to vice president, district manager, with Associated Bank. With his 12 years of financial industry experience, Haynes will now manage 10 retail branches in the Fox Valley area. Sal Bertuglia was hired as vice president, sourcing manager.
Paul Northway was hired as American National Bank Fox Cities’ senior vice president. Northway will oversee the business banking team and the sales and marketing department of the bank.
Jillian Faber was promoted to credit officer at Hometown Bank in Fond du Lac after working as a credit analyst.
Immel Construction hired the following employees: Joe Graney joined as a senior estimator with more than 30 years experience in the construction industry, Cory Bialcik rejoined as director of field operations. Joel Doxtator joined as a Building Information Modeling (BIM) specialist/drafter and Phil Voss joined as project manager.
Attorney James L. Cummings of the Remley & Sensenbrenner Law Firm in Neenah was selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Trusts and Estates.
Patti Andresen-Shew was hired as the new education and workforce coordinator for the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce. Her duties include managing and implementing chamber-sponsored programs for students in the Oshkosh school systems seeking college and career readiness.
Acuity promoted Katie Schmitt as manager of workers’ compensation at the company’s corporate headquarters. She began her career with Acuity in Nov. 2012 as a senior workers’ compensation claims representative. Tricia Brickley and Sharon Laabs were promoted to team managers of business systems. Al Edwards was promoted to general manager of central claims. Deb Bates, Kristin Becker, Carissa Olson and Pam Wittkopp were promoted to senior commercial underwriter. Dan Babcock was promoted to senior commercial field underwriter.
Robert Givens earned his certification in floodplain management from the Association of State Floodplain Managers. Givens specializes in water resources engineering at OMNNI Associates, working closely with clients to assess the risks and options for development in or near floodplains.
Paul McIlheran, senior project engineer and associate at R.A. Smith National, was named a certified professional in stormwater quality. He has 18 years of civil engineering experience in commercial, health care and residential development, and specializes in stormwater management planning and design.
Dan Schetter, general manager of the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel in Oshkosh, was awarded Innkeeper of the Year by the Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association.
Cypress Benefit Administrators hired Patti Haupt as a claims analyst and Carri Moberg as a corporate trainer.
Sharon Vandeslunt of Fond du Lac was the winner of a $269,000, 2,248-square-foot luxury home built by Tom Lemiesz or a $134,500 cash prize after she purchased four 2013 Samaritan Health Clinic House Raffle tickets sponsored by the Agnesian HealthCare Foundation.